The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is a coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to prevent the dangerous pollution and unsafe working conditions caused when end-of-life ships containing toxic materials in their structure are freely traded in the global marketplace.
Platform News – Platform welcomes new IndustriALL campaign on ship recycling: living and working conditions of shipbreaking workers still deplorable
Brussels, 6 July 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform strongly welcomes IndustriALL’s “Campaign to clean up Shipbreaking – the world’s most dangerous job”. IndustriALL, which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries, calls upon governments to finally make the shipbreaking industry safer for… More
Brussels, 22 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to promote safe and clean ship recycling worldwide, presents its Annual Report 2014. You are invited to find out more in our… More
10 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations campaigning for safe, clean and just ship recycling worldwide, came together for its annual general meeting last week in Izmir, Turkey. Members and… More
Press Release – Civil society calls on Greece to address poor environmental performance of Greek shipping
Athens, 28 May 2015 – Several key environmental NGOs working on sustainable shipping have met with Greek and European policy makers to discuss concerns related to the shipping industry’s high emissions, marine pollution and poor shipbreaking practices. As one of the largest… More